A Collection of British Historical Medals, the Property of a Gentleman

Date of Auction: 1st December 2020

Sold for £3,600

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,200

Pacification of Ireland, 1691, a silver medal by G. Hautsch, laureate and draped bust of William III right, rev. William, mounted, leads his troops in battle before the towns of Dublin and Drogheda, Victory flying above with genii holding shields of Waterford, Athlone, Limerick, Kinsale, Londonderry and Galway, edge armis ivngit amor nvnc tertia regna dvobvs, 41mm, 28.99g (MI II, 42/225). Extremely fine and toned, rare £1,000-£1,200

Footnote

Provenance: Bt Seaby December 1934